What is Purple Navy Color?
Purple Navy has the hex code #4E5180. The equivalent RGB values are (78, 81, 128), which means it is composed of
27% red, 28% green and 45% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:39 M:37 Y:0 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, Purple Navy has a hue of 236°, 39% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.
Based on the British definition of the color purple, Purple Navy is a purplish-blue color and can be considered a shade of indigo. The color can be applied on a web page with HTML and/or CSS by its hex, RGB, CMYK or HSB values.
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Purple Navy Color Codes
|RGB Values||(78, 81, 128)|
|CMYK Values||(39%, 37%, 0%, 50%)|
|HSV/HSB Values||(236°, 39%, 50%)|
|Closest Web Safe||#666699|
|Inverse Color||#B1AE7F [Misty Moss]|
|Closest Pantone®||7673 C|
|Closest RAL||5023 [Distant blue]|
|Complementary Color||#807D4E [Gold Fusion]|
|Purple Navy Converted to Grayscale Codes|
|Weighted Average (Most Common)||#555555|
|Weighted Average (Luma)||#545454|
|Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)||#969696|
Purple Navy Color Palettes
The complement of Purple Navy is Gold Fusion with the hex code #807D4E. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #4E5180 color is offered by #807D4E. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.
The analogous colors of Purple Navy (#4E5180) are Cyber Grape (#644E80) and Dark Electric Blue (#4E6A80). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Purple Navy with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.
As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Purple Navy (#4E5180) are #80644E (Pastel Brown) and #6A804E (Axolotl). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.
Purple Navy triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #804E51 (Tuscan Red) and #51804E (Fern Green) along with #4E5180 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.
The tetradic palette of Purple Navy has four colors - #804E51 (Tuscan Red), #807D4E (Gold Fusion) and #4E807D (Wintergreen Dream) in addition to the base color (#4E5180). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.
Purple Navy square color palette has #804E6A (Twilight Lavender), #807D4E (Gold Fusion) and #4E8064 (Hooker's Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.
Purple Navy Color Rainbow Palette
Our Purple Navy rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.
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